|Insight: Methane Leak Flights / Pet Tales: Winterizing / Barry McGovern / Iris DeMent - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Methane Leak Flights - A faulty gas pipeline can release dangerous pollutants into the atmosphere but it can also be deadly, as we learned from a San Bruno pipeline explosion two years ago. These dangers make UC Davis Atmospheric Scientist Stephen Conley's work ever more important. He is flying a plane equipped with methane detecting instruments over Northern California to survey 600 miles of Pacific Gas and Electric pipeline, in search of leaks...
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